New Living Translation
One of them, an expert in religious law, tried to trap him with this question:
King James Bible
Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And one of them, a lawyer, demanded, tempting him, and saying,
World English Bible
One of them, a lawyer, asked him a question, testing him.
Young's Literal Translation
and one of them, a lawyer, did question, tempting him, and saying,
Matthew 22:35 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:35 A scribe asking him a question, trying him - Not, as it seems, with any ill design: but barely to make a farther trial of that wisdom, which he had shown in silencing the Sadducees.
LibraryThe Wedding Garment
The parable may be discoursed upon under five heads. Here is an enemy at the feast; here is the king at the feast; that king becomes the judge at the feast; and hence the enemy becomes the criminal at the feast; and swiftly is removed by the executioner at the feast. I. We see in the text AN ENEMY AT THE FEAST. He came into the banquet when he was bidden, but he came only in appearance, he came not in heart. The banquet was intended for the honour of the son, but this man meant not so; he was willing …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
The Parable of the Wedding Feast
Making Light of Christ
The Beatific vision
"Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?"
But the Pharisees and experts in religious law rejected God's plan for them, for they had refused John's baptism.
One day an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus by asking him this question: "Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?"
"Teacher," said an expert in religious law, "you have insulted us, too, in what you just said."
"Yes," said Jesus, "what sorrow also awaits you experts in religious law! For you crush people with unbearable religious demands, and you never lift a finger to ease the burden.
"What sorrow awaits you experts in religious law! For you remove the key to knowledge from the people. You don't enter the Kingdom yourselves, and you prevent others from entering."
Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in religious law, "Is it permitted in the law to heal people on the Sabbath day, or not?"
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